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Los Angeles has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around LA that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
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Gabby Etrog Cohen runs PR and marketing for SoulCycle, the spinning studio that has been on everybody's lips for the past two years. She splits her time between NYC and LA and, prior to jumping on the exercise business wagon, she spent her days working in the hospitality industry with hotels like Starwood and destinations like St. Lucia. Now she's a full-on spinning addict, and when she needs a funky pair of leggings, she heads over to WeHo emporium World of Leggings for a fix.
"Yes, it does exist. If Wonka World was made of leggings instead of candy, this would be it. Every pattern imagined and even some you didn't. Hot pink zebra? Yes. Patchwork leopard? Yup. Galaxy pattern? Got em! While not very functional for exercise, I still wear my hot pink zebra pair to SoulCycle when I am feeling particularly sassy. They don't wick sweat, frankly, they give terrible wedgies but they are HOT in every sense of the word. This store is just a happy place for your legs."
· World Of Leggings [Official Site]
· SoulCycle [Official Site]
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